[Podcast] Black Mirror Season 4 – She Was So Pretty Be Good for Goodness Sake – Curse of the Witch’s Doll – Bad Apples – Episode 6 – Gruesome Magazine

This week the Grue-Crew face a Witch’s Doll, a pair of Bad Apples, a Serial Killer, and the fourth season of a fan favorite TV series as we dive into four new releases. First up is the feature  Curse  of the Witch’s Doll  from director Lawrence Fowler. “They’re Rotten to the Core” exclaims the tagline for Bad Apples  from director Bryan Coyne. Up next is  She Is So Pretty: Be Good for Goodness Sake  from director Brooke Ewing featuring the terrific performances from Jerry Larew and co-star Destiny Brooke Loper. Thomas Mariani from Horror News Radio joins the Crew this week to recap and review the six episodes of Black Mirror Season 4.  Welcome to the Gruesome Magazine Podcast where a vigilant team of the Grue-Crew tackle the latest VOD, streaming, and independent releases for the week. The hunt is on for the diamond in the rough. Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio and Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era are joined by Rafe Telsch and Vanessa Thompson.  

Gruesome Magazine Podcast – Episode 006
Curse of the Witch’s Doll – Bad Apples – She Was So Pretty: Be Good for Goodness Sake – Black Mirror Season 4

Curse of the Witch’s Doll [00:02:37]

“After a series of inexplicable events, Adeline Gray believes a haunted doll possesses the soul of a vengeful Witch. To have any hope of being reunited with her missing daughter, she knows she must defeat the evil curse of The Witch’s Doll.”

Director: Lawrence Fowler
Cast: Helen Crevel, Philip Ridout, Layla Watts

Jeff Mohr 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Thomas Mariani 1.5 out of 5 stars (1.5 / 5)
Vanessa Thompson 1.2 out of 5 stars (1.2 / 5)
Rafe Telsch 1.5 out of 5 stars (1.5 / 5)
Doc Rotten 1.5 out of 5 stars (1.5 / 5)

Bad Apples [00:19:36]

“They’re Rotten to the Core. On Halloween night, two malevolent children terrorize a young innocent couple in their home, subjecting them to a Halloween they will never forget in Bad Apples, premiering on VOD this February from Uncork’d Entertainment. It’s Halloween night, and two “bad apples” decide to play some wicked tricks on the one house in a suburban cul-de-sac that is not celebrating Halloween. They terrorize a young couple in their home and these tricks become increasingly more sinister as the night progresses, finally ending in a Halloween the entire neighborhood will never forget.”

Director: Bryan Coyne
Cast: Brea Grant, Graham Skipper, Hannah Prichard, Andrea Collins

Rafe Telsch 1.5 out of 5 stars (1.5 / 5)
Vanessa Thompson 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Doc Rotten 1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)


She Was So Pretty: Be Good for Goodness Sake [00:33:52]

Director: Brooke Ewing
Cast: Jerry Larew, Corey Rutter, Destiny Brooke Loper, Angela Pritchett

Vanessa Thompson 1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Rafe Telsch 2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Doc Rotten 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

Black Mirror Season 4 [00:50:18]

  • USS Callister
    A woman wakes up on a Star Trek-esque ship where the crew praises their all-knowing and fearless captain.
  • Arkangel
    After nearly losing her daughter, a mother invests in a new technology that allows her to keep track of her.
  • Crocodile
    A woman interviews various people using a device that allows her to access their memories.
  • Hang the DJ
    Paired up by a dating program that puts an expiration date on all relationships, Frank and Amy soon begin to question the system’s logic.
  • Metalhead
    In the post-apocalyptic landscape of the Scottish Moors, a woman attempts to survive the land full of “dogs”.
  • Black Museum
    A woman enters the Black Museum, where the proprietor tells his stories relating to the artifacts.

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.